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  1. Giant Chile Copper Mine Charged With Water Misuse

    5 Aug 2020- 09:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Mining giant BHP Billiton, operator of the world’s largest copper mine, Escondida, in Chile was charged 31 July with exceeding water extraction thresholds over the past 15 years. “The company, d ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2020 - 09:54

  2. Goldcorp, Teck to Combine Mining Projects in Chile

    31 Aug 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Canada-based miners Goldcorp Inc. and Teck Resources Limited last week announced plans to combine their respective El Morro and Relincho projects in Chile’s arid Atacama region. A pre-feasibili ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/31/2015 - 10:23

  3. Chile, NASA to Study Atacama Irrigation Water Supplies

    27 Oct 2014- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Chile's National Resources Information Center (Ciren) have teamed up to study irrigation water supplies in the Atacama regio ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/27/2014 - 10:34

  4. MIT's Fog Harvesters Create Water in Chile's Atacama Desert

    15 May 2014- 09:48 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Motherboard The Atacama Desert on the coast of Chile is home to one of the driest regions on Earth. Researchers at MIT's School of Engineering, along with colleagues at the Pontifical University of Ch ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2014 - 09:48

  5. Chile May Require Miners to Desalinate

    8 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile, the world’s largest producer of copper, is moving to enforce the use of desalination units by mining companies. A cross-party group from the Lower House of the Chamber of Deputies has sub ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/08/2014 - 10:03

  6. Flowserve Receives Order for Pumps, Energy Recovery System for Chilean Desal Plant

    20 Dec 2013- 10:08 by Local Press Report DALLAS TX Flowserve Corporation Flowserve Corporation, a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, today announced it has received a multi-million dollar order fr ...

    Local Press Report - 12/20/2013 - 10:08

  7. Agbar Submits EIA for $300 Million Desal Plant in Chile’s Atacama Desert

    23 Oct 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Aqualogy, the Chilean subsidiary of Spanish water company Agbar, last week submitted an environmental impact assessment for a $300 million USD desalination plant in the Atacama desert. “The pro ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/23/2013 - 10:03

  8. BHP Billiton to Build $2 Billion Desal Plant for Chilean Copper Mine

    2 Aug 2013- 09:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Australia-based mining company BHP Billiton will invest nearly $2 billion USD into a new seawater desalination facility in Chile. The development of the plant will guarantee water supply for con ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/02/2013 - 09:32

  9. Chile Fines Barrick Gold $16 Million Over Environmental Violations

    Chile’s Environmental Superintendent this week fined Canada-based mining giant Barrick Gold $16 million USD – the maximum allowed under Chilean law – for violations of its environmental permits at its $8.5 billion USD Pascua Lama project. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/28/2013 - 10:04

  10. Spain’s Abengoa Launches Pilot Desal Project in Antofagasta

    Spanish multinational Abengoa S.A. last week announced the launch of a pilot desalination plant project in Chile’s Antofagasta province. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2013 - 10:24

  11. Chile Plans Desal Plant for Copiapo


    Local Press Report - 03/21/2013 - 10:03

  12. Chile to Launch Solar Desal in Atacama Desert


    Local Press Report - 03/14/2013 - 10:39

  13. Barrick Gold Faces Fines in Chile, Protests in Dominican Republic

    The Environmental Evaluation Commission in Chile’s Atacama region last week imposed a fine of some $250,000 on Barrick Gold’s Pascua Lama mining project over sanitation issues and violations of the company’s glacier monitoring plan. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/25/2013 - 10:04

  14. Chile’s SQM to Reactivate $665 Million Chemical Mining in Antofagasta

    Chilean chemical company Sociedad Quimica y Minera (SQM) is reactivating its a $665 million USD project in the Antofagasta region. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/30/2013 - 10:06

  15. Aguas del Valle and Teck Mining Cooperate on Chile Water Reuse

    Aguas del Valle, the privately owned water concessionaire operating in Chile’s Coquimbo region, and Canadian mining giant Teck are working together on a water reuse project at Teck’s Carmen de Andacollo mine. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/28/2013 - 09:59